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ITD Exploring Wildlife-detection System in Northern Idaho to Improve Driver Safety

February 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

NORTHERN IDAHO - Collisions between wildlife and vehicles can be a big problem, and common in rural states such as Idaho. Those collisions account for more than $8.4 billion nationwide each year, and cost Idaho a total of nearly $20 million last year. The…

FAA: Think Twice About “Drone Registration” Firms

November 16, 2015 - in Corporate

Nov. 16, 2015—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants unmanned aircraft owners to know that there's no need to work with a “drone registration”…

Hiroshima to Install Sensors to Detect Landslides

August 23, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Sensors

The central government and Hiroshima Prefectural Government plan to place mudslide sensors in the northern part of the prefecture where at least 90 people…

UAE to Implement Advanced Transportation System with Radar, Fog Sensors and Electronic Signs

The UAE will introduce within months an advanced system using smart tower radars, fog sensors, and electronic signs to provide early fog and visibility warnings along with reduced speed limits on motorways to avert pile-ups, a top official told the Federal…

Landslide Sensors May Save Lives Worldwide

December 27, 2013 - in Emergency, Sensors

Using technology found in cell phones, inexpensive sensors being tested at Monte Sano State Park might one day soon save lives by giving advance warning of deadly landslides in at-risk areas around the world. The wireless test sensors are installed around…

Newfoundland's Moose Detection System Out of Order

April 14, 2013 - in Transportation

Part of a high-tech moose sensor system designed to warn drivers that animals are near or on the highway has been out of order for weeks. The Newfoundland and Labrador government spent $1.5 million installing two sets of columns with infrared sensors on the…